How To Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S On Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
How To Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S On Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow built id MMB29M.A500SKSU1CQB1 using the CF-Auto-Root method.
- Make sure to take backup of any important files on your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S
Ensure That You Have the Proper Drivers Installed
The drivers you’ll need are only available for Windows, but they can be downloaded at Download USB Drivers for Android Devices. Once you’ve downloaded the file, simply extract the ZIP, then launch the EXE file and follow the prompts to get the drivers installed on your system.
In the next step, you need to enable the “USB debugging” on your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S if not done already. To enable USB debugging please go to “Settings-> Developer options”and enable the “USB debugging” from the “Developer options” menu. If there is no developer options under the “Settings” menu please tap on the “build number” 7 times under “About device“.
The detailed steps to enable USB debugging is explained for Galaxy Smartphones running on Marshmallow firmware is given below, don’t worry the methods are almost same on Nougat.
3. Now please enable “OEM unlock“. To enable “OEM unlock” please go to Settings>About phone, and tap on the “Build number” 10 times until you get a message that you are a “developer.”. Once you have enabled the “Developer Options” tap on it from the “Settings” main menu and you will see the same screen as shown below.
Now click on “OEM unlocking” and you will get a popup warning as shown below, tap enable it if you would like to proceed.
Alternately you can try the dedicated tutorial given below for enabling “OEM unlock”. Don’t worry if you are not seeing “OEM Unlock” in the menu options, just ignore the step and go ahead with the rest of the steps.
Download the Right CF Auto Root File for Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S On Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Next, you’ll need to download CF Auto Root, which is the tool you’ll be using to actually root your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S .
To make sure you’re downloading the right CF Auto Root package, you’ll first need to find your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S model number. This can be done by heading to the “About Phone” menu in Settings, then looking for the series of letters and numbers listed under the “Model number” entry.
Extract the CF Auto Root ZIP
Once you’ve downloaded the CF Auto Root package, locate the file on your hard drive and extract the contents of the ZIP. You can extract the files to any folder on your computer, but make sure to remember this folder’s location for later.
Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S On Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Odin
Next, if you’re using a Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S, I’ll outline the root process in this step. Otherwise,
First, you’ll have to put your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S Download Mode. From a powered-off state, press and hold the volume down, home, and power buttons simultaneously. At this point, you’ll see a warning message—but like it says, just press the volume up button to enter Download Mode. After that, connect your Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S to your PC with a USB data cable, then the rest of the work will be done on Windows.
Next, head to the folder on your PC where you extracted the contents of the CF Auto Root ZIP. From here, right-click the Odin3-v3.X.X.exe file, then choose “Run as administrator.”
Once Odin is running, wait until the box under the “ID:COM” field turns blue. Once that happens, leave all of the options selected exactly as they are, then click the “AP” button near the center of the window.
At this point, a file browser menu will pop up, so use this navigate to the folder where you extracted the contents of the CF Auto Root ZIP. Finally, select the CF-Auto-Root-.tar.md5 file, then click “Open.”
From here, wait until the Log tab shows a message that says “Leave CS,” then click the “Start” button to root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S. The entire root process will happen automatically, and when it’s finished, your phone will reboot back into Android.
Wait until you see ‘Pass‘ in Green Color on Odin screen. This step will Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S with ODIN.
Note that CFAR’s display code isn’t yet compatible with the Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S, as such, there is no output on screen. This means that after flashing with ODIN, the device will only show you the Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S logo, and it seems like nothing happens. Just leave the device alone for 5 minutes. It’ll reboot a few times, then boot into Android, but now you have root.
So this is the complete guide to Root Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500S . If you have any questions, then comment below.